Master of Business Administration Online

The Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program prepares students to assume managerial positions in commercial, not-for- profit, and governmental organizations. This program is offered in partnership with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) accredited Rohrer College of Business. As such, it upholds a wide range of quality standards relating to curriculum, faculty resources, and intellectual climate. On average, students admitted to the Rowan University Master of Business Administration program in academic year 2011/2012 had a 501 GMAT score and a 3.25 undergraduate GPA.


The Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a part-time program offered in an accelerated format. The MBA program consists of 12 graduate classes (36 s.h.) with 9 required (27 s.h.) and 3 elective (9 s.h.) courses. Two courses are scheduled per semester for six consecutive semesters resulting in possible degree completion in less than 24 months.


The following courses make up the Master of Business Administration Online program. Each course is scheduled in 8 week modules with each week of work starting every Tuesday at 8:00a.m. and ending every Monday at 11:59p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The graduate-level courses listed here are not official and are subject to change.

Total Program Semester Hours: 36

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Current professional resume

  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives

    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Two letters of recommendation

    • Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
  • Completed Rowan Global Foundation Course Completion Form

  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Submission of official GRE or GMAT test results (minimum score of 450). Learn more about the GRE/GMAT waiver criteria.

  • Foundation Courses (Eligible applicants must have successfully completed the following undergraduate foundation courses at an accredited institution with a minimum grade of “C". *Foundation courses FC-6 and FC-7 must be completed at a 4-year institution to fulfill foundation course requirements.):

    • FC-1. Calculus Techniques & Applications
    • FC-2. Statistics I
    • FC-3. Foundations of Accounting OR Principles of Accounting I and II
    • FC-4. Principles of Econ: A Survey OR Microeconomics & Macroeconomics
    • FC-5. Principles of Marketing
    • FC-6. Principles of Finance*
    • FC-7. Operations Management*

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Master of Business Administration Online program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring 2019 – Module 4 03/05/2019 02/01/2019
Summer 2019 – Module 5 05/07/2019 04/01/2019
Summer 2019 – Module 6 07/02/2019 06/01/2019
Fall 2019 – Module 1 08/27/2019 07/01/2019
Fall 2019 – Module 2 10/22/2019 09/15/2019
Spring 2020 – Module 3 01/07/2020 11/01/2019

Tuition & Costs

Rate Fees Per Semester Hour
$909 No fees $909